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to a close. >> since the economic crisis of 2009 five years ago, germany has been the driving force of the european union's economic policy. from the size, terms, and timing of bailouts for members to the depth and pace of european economic integration. on the eastern front, germany's caution and confronting russia has controlled the pace of eu and american sanctions. and tempered nato's response in the front line countries of poland and the baltics. close ties with china give germany a foothold in asia and beijing a line of influence through berlin. in fact, the increase in trade between china and germany particularly in german exports to china, has exceeded all expectations. germany is china's number one trade partner in the eu. and the top investment destination for german companies is china. based on this emerging economic between china and germany, quote, a special relationship, unquote, is now emerging. item. china needs technology and germany needs markets. structural similarities and shared economic interests are key for this emerging special relationship. item, germany's ap
point ceases to be in the interests of the german government. germany gets a third of its oil and gas from russia and some of germany's best-known companies, volkswagen for one, have huge stakes in russia. so any type of sanction has a potential economic blowback and it's just a sign of how the west has a limited toolbox in dealing with the situation in ukraine, chris. >> all right, joe, thank you very much for the reporting. >>> let's bring in cnn military analyst james "spider" marks a retired major generally and former commanding general of the u.s. army intillgence center. general, thank you for joining us. let's leave the politics aside and deal with the urgency on the ground. what do you believe the situation is? who is ukraine fighting? what do you think the stakes are? >> fighting two elements really. you do have pro-russian separatists that are in east ukraine, but they're being supported directly, not only in terms of what i would call over-the-horizon support, weapons support, but also they have russian forces are on the ground instigating this and these are the folks we've
around the world. allow the military equipment that now being given away. in germany chancellor on guam are full of rides today and ethan seen this wall there's a divide between the us and germany over the nsa surveillance so what will be on the agenda the latest on the chancellor's visit coming up. half the capital protesters demanded the president stop deportation. they're generating perceiving that every gathering in response to a record number of deportations under the obama administration more on that later also a fan. there is any perth by him and watch i'm an irrigated you're wanting to hurt america. we did today with the latest in so many of the art speaks with a series on military way east. the us military is now strategizing ways to drive down the troops in afghanistan at the end of twenty fourteen but when the american person now isn't the only task at hand. after a decade of war pentagon officials are trying to figure out how to drive down billions of dollars in military equipment while he was looking and we are the pentagon's spending went wrong. art evening and lopez has m
of the relationship, germany is the key player. let me talk a little bit about the state department told us earlier this week, that there in juneson with the e.u., but you know, there are real erequests about whether or not germany and the united states and the e.u. are all together on this, what do you think. >> right. >> i think you have to look at it in difference pieces. in terms of the analysis, this is clear russian aggression against a neighbor, intervening militarily, we have exactly the same analysis. the difference is begin to come up is what do you do about it. the quite is willing to go down the road of very tough sanctions against them in order to create some pain on the russian economy. and putin directly to get him to want to change the policies. >> what else -- >> go ahead. >> with the union is not so sure about putting in place the tough sanctions. they feel a plow back because of the relationships and we tried to stay together, meaning that the combined package is less than it should have been. >> so if the e. u. won't go for it, what else and president obama do? >> i think they d
draft. the actions come in the wake of russian president reportedly telling germany's chancellor that the military must leave the south eastern part of the country and end the show down with pro russian activates who have seized several buildings. al jazeera has the latest now from done yes, sirring. >> yet again, ukraine's police were overwhelmed. they were trying to protect the prosecutors office. and for a short period, they kept the prorussian crowd at pay. >> soon retreated under a garage of missiles. this is them cowers under their shields. the protestors move in, grabbing shields and helmets from the policeman. the police are led away, one by one. a police armored vehicle approached and then retreats as the crowd threatens to attack it. by now the crowd has taken over the building, they are stormed the prosecutors office, because it says supports the government in kiev, which they don't recognize. so the photographs of government officials go up in smoke, the police are nowhere to be seen, and the protestors are firmly in control of another building. and this is yet one mo
that they would be awarded medals. at the time, only one in four u.s. bombers in missions over germany return home safely. >> first lieutenant james mahan. >> it was a bombardier and navigator who escaped from prison camp. >> sewage a waste was overflowing in many areas. >> it the a pentagon ceremony, an historic injustice was reversed. the raemg -- remaining eight survivors imprisoned in switzerland were honored by the air force. >> it was the kind of courage that you read about in books and people make movies about. >> their story would not have been known except for a west point person told the story about his grandfather. >> to have t-- it didn't seem right to me. >> it was a 15-year fight finally rectied last year when congress rerevised the law. the lieutenant was visibly moved. his son patrick was at the ceremony. >> i survived that and every day for the rest of his life was a gift, he was never in a bad mood. >> that attitude and the grandson's pursuit of justice is the reason these prisoners of war finally received the recognition they had been denied for more than 70 years. >>> is it the
back to the history books and what things were like in germany before world world war with the sense of them being a rising power but with the grievance that they would soon be into position to correct in some way. now that doesn't mean conflict is inevitable but the decisions over the maritime disputes you felt the chance of to improve. >> the trip i took in march was my 9th trip there. and it was a great quote that i would like to point out from a debate from two people of letters. i will not go into their names. they were arguing about china and one was living there for a couple years and there other returned. and the guy who had not said the guy who lived there was too close to china and the guy responded surely there is a medium between never -- living in china versus never being there at all. that guy had never been there at all. i can tell you every time i go i learn how much i don't know and how much is changing in china. i would be concerned about china's economic rise if it doesn't happen. and that is because the imperative i think from the comm commonnist party is if they
and germany which is completely in bed with russia and given that dysfunction and disagreement, we can provide more leadership there. >> and seems to suggest something that's an unrealistic outcome, that they'll leap first. you've argued that china has benefited from the periods of frosty relations between the u.s. and russia since it does forge a tighter bond between china and its neighbor. do you think that's what's happening here? >> that's definitely one of possibilities. russia, if it becomes more isolated from europe as the crisis unfolds and nationally it's going to be clopushed clos to china. a gas deal almost a decade now and there's a possibility it might be signed because they have an opportunity. the chinese are awkward about the situation and don't like the idea of countries, one country invading and encouraging separatists but by sitting back they are -- in the long run. >> president obama denied charges that this is about containing china. we're not interesting in containing china. doesn't he have to expect that's how the trip will be read given the strong position he's taking i
back to the history books and what things were like in germany before world war i. of germany being a rising power but with historical grievances that they would soon be in a position to correct in some way. that does not mean conflict is inevitable. the tensions over the various maritime disputes and the other you really felt the potential for increasing amounts of conflict. >> you have been following this for a long time, your thoughts? >> the trip i took in march was my night trip to china between the u.s. china working group. it was a great quote i like to point out from a debate that took place between two people of letters well known in the d c area. they were arguing about china, one had been living there for a couple years and returned and the other had not. the guy who had not said the guy who had been there was too close to china. and he could not be objective about his views and the guy responded by saying surely there is a happy medium between having lived in china and having never been there at all. that put the guy in his place, he had never been there at all. i don't
on the eastern borders of ukraine germany forbid its companies to supply military goes to auction at the beginning of a building amount of blood but the german minister of defense was over five million harassment of unexamined eleven fifty three. meanwhile the ukrainian ministry of foreign affairs emphasizes that russia does not have the right to criticize the anti operation in the east of ukraine according to the minister of foreign affairs in ukraine statements of device the site says that ukraine supposedly started to walk again see its own people. just another provocation. i'm caught in lies unconscious execution of gnosis on behalf of the kremlin. inevitably new service spokesperson on the minister of foreign affairs also reminded that during the last month the federation itself called up operations against the terrorists in the north caucasus. we used all available military forces including tanks and approx would you go with the notice when you seem to be used to counter operations. inside this time. he never to talk and it is we know me and minds. until we shall destroy t
of trade, especially in the energy sector. so germany, spain, italy and france are not doing anything about this because they don't want to be hit in the pocketbook. >> it affects all of these nations video. these countries do business with russia. we talked about many times the natural gas imports to russia that are really affected -- i mean from russia into europe that are really affected. that becomes a problem for initiating these sanctions. there is reporting about a break in the white house of whether to do it unilaterally or wait for everybody to speak in one voice. so far we're waiting for everybody to speak in one voice. >> we also heard the president mention that there was -- seemed limited, but high-tech assistance being sent into the region. what can you tell us about that? >> it's interesting. they haven't obviously sent any weapons into the region, but there could be some communication devices, some communications equipment that is going to the ukrainians. they are drawing the line there will not be military assistance and lethal weapon assistance to the ukrainians. the presid
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wife's tale is so. germany last year they brain scan may lucid dreamer and he controlled the direction of history and was followed up with an mri scan. it is absolutely true. so maybe one day leonardo dicaprio smithian section is not so far-fetched after all. and then, the big web. mental illness. this is why president barack obama and the european union want to dump a billion dollars to find out how the brain is miswired. it turns out, for example, many of our leading figures, actors, actress is, proposers coming musicians have suffered from bipolar disorder. on the upper left of the forks in total, as margot kidder. she became famous as lois lane. however, several years ago they found her homeless, stark, hiding the hon garbage cans and it was revealed that she suffers from bipolar is. many actresses and famous actors suffer. we can now bring in these people and we now cannot cure them, but we understand how mental illness forms to a degree. schizophrenics, for example, hear voices. if you want to see a schizophrenic, just go downtown, see the homeless and you'll see people talking t
of the interesting experiences you had is you were in east germany so you became familiar with the horrors of the official propaganda system. the stasi and so forth. you understand the need of information for a free society been in the have not unlike snowden, you are a contractor but then you rose to a high official position. surely, living in washington, as you do, you are probably aware. we had lunch today. i remember when i was reporting for "the l.a. times and the development of a star wars system, i think it just goes to the point i was on tsa or a southwest airlines, a plane going from l.a. to san jose but and edward teller -- maybe not known to all of our students, but he was the father behind the instrumentals very in getting ronald reagan to support star wars. they were going to have an x-ray laser. he said, where you going and i said i am going to the stanford arms-control program. he said make sure sid tells you about the great results we had on the cottage test. we got lazing. true, that would be the biggest change in the military balance. it was the thing that any enemy would
merkle is the key as the chancellor of germany the largest economy and the largest amount of political clout as well. she gradually is coming along but i feel the strategy is -- and we should have acted unilaterally in by leading we had a much better chance to bring them with us as opposed to trying to get them to move at our urging and if that is a different strategy. we should have stepped out ourselves there is some very good chance they will follow ashley: i thought he would take it to a point then back off but not now. >> his strategy has always been being run at said ukraine is admitting defeat the recovery with prestige or power was the indexation of crimea is all about to turn it to the cooperative arrangement this government is now anti-russia in those 50,000 troops on the border is all about intent -- intimidation he does not want to invade he knows that will bring a huge amount of problems by the time the west reacted it was already over. >> no doubt. the ukrainians have no match but there are major issues but he occupies 12 cities right now that the ukrainians cannot get th
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